The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 246 245 284
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.077% 0.44% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.97% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2862 3392 4185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 43.86% 45.67% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2317 2696 3422
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +7 4 £40,000 +100.00%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) H.323
5 1 (10.00%) L2TP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) PPTP
5 1 (10.00%) VRRP
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
1 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Lumension
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam